Shipping Clerk Job Description

Shipping Clerk Job Description

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Shipping clerk provides forklift Operators with shipping orders to ensure the accurate and efficient transfer of finished product to the shipping area.

Shipping Clerk Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective shipping clerk job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included shipping clerk job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Collate and merge all New Requirement and Frequency Change forms after each revision
Ensure that these are complete and sent with the model's next scheduled run
Ship/post packages and scheduled run documents via Fed-Ex, UPS, TNT
Sort and distribute mail, packages, and investigate returned packages
Respond via e-mail to specific analysts confirming package shipments
Ensure the team assembles all new aircraft report binders, new operator start-up packages and ships upon request
Coordinate ordering of shipping supplies
Ensure that back up of stock for is maintained and ready for shipment processing
Photocopy/scan original aircraft logbooks
Provide general administrative/clerical support such as copying, filing, researching, data entry

Shipping Clerk Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Shipping Clerk

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: LMI, RCRA, DOT, IATA

Education for Shipping Clerk

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the shipping clerk job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Education, Associates, Technical, Computer, Management, Business, Supervision, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management

Skills for Shipping Clerk

Desired skills for shipping clerk include:

Shipping procedures
Warehouse Management Systems
Loading techniques
Microsoft Office Suite
Fed Ex and UPS method of shipping and the machines for each

Desired experience for shipping clerk includes:

Monitor and process all files in Pending Input and Barracuda folders daily
Process e-fax compliance documents to correct aircraft
General office tasks and work area maintenance such as shoveling snow, moving boxes, (5%)
Monitor open wave report on a daily basis to ensure that orders are processed within 24 hours of wave and shipped according to schedule
Monitor remaining retail report throughout the day to ensure orders are delivered to shipping timely to be loaded on correct trailers by their specified cut time
Provide necessary paperwork to accounts traffic department to assign authorized carrier via fax and/or Internet

Shipping Clerk Examples


Shipping Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a shipping clerk. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for shipping clerk
  • Analyze findings to understand operational gaps and partner with Team Leader and Warehouse/Customer Service teams to take action
  • Review routing guides regularly and have an understanding of International account requirements to support accuracy of shipments
  • Compiles and updates shipping reports
  • Strong analytical, decision making, problem solving and follow-up skills
  • Intermediate Word and Excel skills and communication skills
  • More than 2 years experience in a clerical, customer service or related warehousing functions
  • Transportation and/or shipping experience
  • More than 1 year experience in a clerical, customer service or related warehousing function
  • Transportation and/or shipping experience a plus
  • Delivers packages to various labs and administrative areas using department van, push cart, forklift or pallet jack
Qualifications for shipping clerk
  • Ensure proper labels and tickets have been applied before shipping
  • Prepare necessary backorder and/or other communications to internal and external customers on an as needed basis (order status, timing)
  • Stamps, stencils or attaches information and shipping instruction onto containers
  • Assists with ensuring accuracy of pricing and other details on commercial documents.Maintains records of goods received
  • One to three years computer experience
  • Pulling finished goods from the production floor to the shipping area

Shipping Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a shipping clerk. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for shipping clerk
  • Entering data into AS400 system as required
  • Maintaining and monitoring insert levels (cycle counts as required)
  • Maintaining clean and organized shipping area
  • Preparing products for shipping including completing required paper work and required transactions
  • Verifying all incoming and production product and delivering to proper destination along with appropriate paper work
  • Maintaining the integrity of inventory accuracy and materials policies and procedures
  • Operating a cube truck, fork lift, pallet jack, electronic scales, shrink wrapper, bar code scanners/labelers, and banders as required
  • Picking work tickets and products as required for customer orders
  • Verifying items and quantities pulled match the customer order
  • Package stock and palletize LTL shipments where required
Qualifications for shipping clerk
  • Fill orders by removing the correct parts from the shelf, identifying part numbers and proper quantity
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area - this includes cleaning / maintaining equipment and work areas, and performing safety inspections of areas
  • Complete shipping paperwork such as bill of lading, shipping manifest and other required forms online functions such as pre-alerts, shipping manifests
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds and push/pull up to 1200 pounds on a skid with pallet jack
  • Manual dexterity required to grasp objects utilizing manual dexterity including hand/finger coordination, and the utilization of color vision
  • Must wear safety shoes constantly

Shipping Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of shipping clerk. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for shipping clerk
  • Be trainer for new comers
  • Read production schedule, customer orders, work orders, shipping orders, or requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed
  • Convey materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated area
  • Assemble customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves, or pack for shipment
  • Open crates and other containers using hand tools
  • Record amount of materials or items received or distributed
  • Verify quantities and count independently as required
  • Assist with material handling needs
  • Prepare UPS and FedEx shipments
  • Forward receiving paperwork to Data Entry after counting and indicating location on receiving document
Qualifications for shipping clerk
  • Accurate picking, packing and shipment of various sized parts to support quick turnaround of parts ordered
  • Regular attendance and the willingness to work overtime as needed
  • Must be able to score satisfactory on a pre-employment assessment
  • Ability to safely operate various material handling equipment (pallet jacks)
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Capable of listing up to 50 lbs and able to stand for long periods of time

Shipping Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a shipping clerk. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for shipping clerk
  • Accept incoming shipments from customers or vendors
  • Clear all Purchase Orders
  • Will work as order picker as needed
  • Shipping (International)
  • Load and unload shipments, pallets
  • Locating parts throughout warehouse with a scan gun
  • Scanning completed orders
  • Processing finished orders for shipment
  • Operating a forklift and electric pallet jack
  • Picking orders based off pick sheets
Qualifications for shipping clerk
  • Rejects orders that do not meet company or customer quality specifications
  • This position requires incumbent to regularly utilize written and verbal communication skills, including active listening
  • Office is in the manufacturing plant
  • Incumbent may occasionally be required to travel
  • Be capable of lifting 40 lb
  • Ability to occasionally lift/or move 20-50 pounds, frequently Lift/Carry 10-20 pounds, frequently stand and regularily reach sit or walk

Shipping Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a shipping clerk. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for shipping clerk
  • Moving product throughout warehouse with a forklift
  • Tracking and entering material transfers in ERP systems
  • Perform various inventory movement transactions within manufacturing systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed including part mark and inventory functions
  • Process and coordinate bills of lading, schedule trucks for pickups
  • Send out drivers
  • Coordinate packing lists
  • Key in routing numbers
  • Receive and distribute/ship merchandise to appropriate loading dock
  • Filing and answering the phone
Qualifications for shipping clerk
  • Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions and be able to perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others
  • Minimum of one year of experience with shipping processes including small parcel shipments
  • Answer multi-phone line and process Bill of Ladings
  • Maintain files of documents used and reports prepared
  • Develop and maintains positive and professional relationships with all visitors, employees, and management
  • Work with QA department to coordinate sample pulling

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